[Tutor] Can python determine Battery or AC Power?

Luke Paireepinart rabidpoobear at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 22:19:09 CET 2009

If you're on Windows and you can find an example using the Win32 api (in C++
for example) you can use pywin32 module to do the same thing through
python.  It's a little complicated sometimes though.  So what O.S. are you

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Nick Hird <nrhird at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is there a way in python to tell if the power source for a laptop is
> ac or battery? I am trying to write a small script to print out my
> system stats and would like to know if the laptop is on battery power
> or using ac power. I just dont know enough python to know where to
> look for that info.
> Thanks!
> -Nick
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